This is the best headline I've seen all week.

A new survey from Petco has revealed that 59% of pet parents say will have their companion participate in Halloween this year, which is a 9% increase from last year. Of those pet parents, 83% planning to dress their pets in Halloween costumes/accessories, and 65% plan to give their pets Halloween-themed treats and toys.

In my family, we always dress our dogs up in some sort of costume for Halloween. It usually doesn't last long, and our dogs aren't exactly pleased, but they look adorable for about 5 minutes.


Last year I got the privilege of hosting Theisen's Dog-O-Ween for the first time, and I was so happy I almost cried. I mean, just look at this madness:


Are you planning to dress your pet up for Halloween this year? Share your dog's costume with us in the comments!

Please enjoy these unnecessary, yet totally precious photos of dogs in costumes from Instagram:

[Via PR Newswire]